GKI Euro XX is one of the best rackets of the GKI brand. In India, you will find lots of GKI rackets at most common at club and office competitions but GKI Euro XX is the best of all and the reason is the price range and quality of this racket. GKI Euro XX is also ITTF approved racket means you can use it even at international events and that’s why most of aspiring players prefer this racket. In this article, we will discuss about how good is GKI Euro XX for a intermediate to professional level Table Tennis player and can it help you improve your game to next level.
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GKI Euro XX is premium racket with a mid-premium price with a higher quality than any other brands premade racket. Let’s explore more about this racket in terms of technical aspects -
GKI Euro XX is an all wood blade with GKI Euro XX rubbers on both side. The rubber quality is far better than GKI Euro V, Stag Ninja rackets. This racket comes in a black handle with a beautiful check pattern. The blade of Euro XX is a 5 layer all wood blade.
Answer: Yes, GKI Euro XX is approved by ITTF rackets. Below is the image from official list of ITTF(International Table Tennis Federation) approved rackets. This racket is also approved by TTFI(Table Tennis Federation of India)
GKI Euro XX excels in Spin department and you can definitely feel your shots becoming very spinning with this racket. You can do good quality chops and generate high quality topspin with this racket. This is a good racket for attacking players who also like to some degree of control in their game. GKI Euro XX can also produce quality loopy shots provided you have the proper technique.
This racket is more for attacking players and who likes to dominate with shots and block down the opponents shots in gameplay. You will be able to do drive shots as this racket is fast. If you use your body to generate power, your shots will be very fast with less effort. The chop and blocks are decent for this racket as this racket can absorb decent amount of incoming spin because of all wood ply.
Answer: GKI Euro XX is attacking racket with higher spin properties and speed. There is no comparison of speed and spin of Euro XX with Euro V as this racket is levels higher than Euro V. If you prefer controlled defensive gameplay with chops and attacking on high balls, then suggestion is that you go with GKI Euro V. GKI Euro V would be more suitable for club level players who are developing their games.
All GKI rackets are durable and that is one of the best thing about GKI rackets in the price range. You can use this racket even after years and it will still perform good. Make sure you clean and take care of your table tennis racket to improve the life of the racket.
The cost of GKI Euro XX is around INR 3500 - INR 4000 on Amazon Check latest prices here . The price of this racket is really good considering for the quality you are getting, a custom racket with similar quality would cost you atleast 2.5x.
I will say this is one of the best price of this racket at this range and you will also get a soft racket cover with the racket which is an added benefit. You can store atleast 3 table tennis balls in the bag.
GKI Euro XX is an indeed great combination for intermediate to professional players. The rubber of the racket is durable and can help you improve your game. You will enjoy high quality table tennis without worrying much about custom rubbers that loses their properties in just a few days/weeks. GKI Euro XX blade composition makes it an OFF (Offensive) racket that is very balanced for both attacking and blocking.
Good luck with improving your game and as always enjoy while playing table tennis. 🙌